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The very first Comic Con Africa is taking place right now, from 14-16 September, at the Kyalami Convention Centre in Johannesburg.

This  three-day festival celebrates sci-fi and fantasy films, series, books, games and cosplay – with big stars including Ragnar aka Travis Fimmel from Vikings and an interactive TARDIS display for Doctor Who fans. Whovians and new fans from across the continent can come to Johannesburg and celebrate the return of one of the BBC’s most successful franchises with an immersive TARDIS experience, ahead of the launch of the all-new season starring award-winning actress Jodie Whittaker on Showmax next month. (Seasons 9 and 10 are available right now.)

Other actors making appearances at the event include:

  • Demore Barnes ( Supernatural, Hannibal, American Gods and The Flash)
  • Kevin Sussman (The Big Bang Theory)
  • Ricky Whittle (American Gods)
  • Yetide Badaki (American Gods)

Get into the spirit of Comic Con by putting on your best cosplay outfit and heading to the event. Or stay in and watch these doccies:

Chronic-Con Episode 420: A New Dope

Weed-loving comedian Doug Benson is back, this time heading to San Diego’s famous comic convention to spread a little chaos in this hilarious documentary. Watch now »

Comix: Beyond the Comic Book Pages

What is it that make comic books great? This documentary delves behind the pictures and words to show a whole new side to this art form. Watch now »

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